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  • Work over Welfare by Ron Haskins

    Brookings Institution Press 2006; US$ 24.95

    Work over Welfare tells the inside story of the legislation that ended ''welfare as we know it.'' As a key staffer on the House Ways and Means Committee, author Ron Haskins was one of the architects of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act of 1996. more...

  • Creating an Opportunity Societyby Ron Haskins; Isabel Sawhill

    Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 28.95

    Americans believe economic opportunity is as fundamental a right as life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. More concerned about a level playing field for all, they worry less about the growing income and wealth disparity in our country. Creating an Opportunity Society examines economic opportunity in the United States and explores how to create... more...

  • The Future of Children: Fall 2005by Sara McLanahan; Ron Haskins; Elisabeth Donahue

    Brookings Institution Press 2005; US$ 24.95

    This second volume of The Future of Children examines family formation and child well being, with a particular focus on marriage. The authors look at the history of marriage in America, the changes in family formation and the effect of these changes on economic and social outcomes for children, and the effect of marriage policy on specific subgroups... more...

  • Child Protectionby Ron Haskins; Fred Wulczyn; Mary Bruce Webb

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 24.95

    The National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW) is the first nationally representative study of children who have been reported to authorities as suspected victims of abuse or neglect and the public programs that protect them. This book reports the results of NSCAW, interprets the findings, and puts them into a policy context. more...

  • Investing in Childrenby Ariel Kalil; Ron Haskins; Jenny Chesters

    Brookings Institution Press 2012; US$ 28.95

    Investing in Children: Work, Education, and Social Policy in Two Rich Countries presents new research by leading scholars in Australia and the United States on economic factors that influence children's development and the respective social policies that the two nations have designed to boost human capital development. The volume is organized... more...

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